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I read the tomes and hold the station
A broadcast to another nation
A blast of signal from the cold
As Arecibo waits on hold

I scan the dial and close my eyes
The frequency begins to rise
At last a blinding flash of light
As Arecibo splits the night

In cryptic clicks from somewhere higher
A wavelength broken and deciphered
The paradigm communique
And Arecibo rides the wave.

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from The Backbone of Night, released May 27, 2016

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The Philistines Kansas City, Missouri

Taking vintage ideas and forming them into modern sonic movements, The Philistines provide a high caliber of moody, provocative, psychedelic sounds. Led by Kimmie Queen's ferocious vocals and unbridled stage presence, the band is backed by a barrage of spaced-out guitars and a rhythmic onslaught tied together by melodic keyboard tapestries. ... more

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